Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Paloma Pimentel

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Paloma Pimentel is a senior at FIU majoring in Digital Journalism and Communications, with a background in sociological studies. She is passionate about writing environmental and social issues stories, and is on her path to becoming an investigative journalist.  Having traveled to 20 countries already, she seeks to know more about the world and write stories about it.

A local D.C. newspaper has a mission to end homelessness (includes video story) 

Street Sense Media is a non-profit local newspaper in Washington, D.C., created in 2003 by Laura Thompson-Osuri and Ted Henson. Located in the Epiphany...

Demonstration draws tens of thousands to the nation’s capital (includes video)

A pro-Israel rally took place in Washington, D.C. yesterday afternoon at the National Mall, where approximately 300,000 Jewish people and Israel supporters gathered from...

Controversy over rehabilitation of Rock Creek Park golf course (includes video story)

A proposal to rehabilitate a historic public golf course in Washington, D.C.’s Rock Creek Park requires the removal of almost half of the trees...

A Maryland law provides healthcare to undocumented, expecting moms (includes video story)

A Maryland law gives pregnant undocumented immigrant women free healthcare, highlights the challenges of childbirth and what’s needed for healthy pregnancy.  Before, Maryland used to require...

Drag performers celebrate in 17th Street High Heel Race (includes video story)

Racers in costumes and drag performers sprinted a quarter mile in high heels in D.C.'s famous 17th Street High Heel Race. The annual pre-Halloween...

Protestors demand cease-fire in Israel-Hamas conflict (includes video story)

The group, Jewish Voices for Peace, gathered at the Capitol complex demanding a cease-fire in the Israel-Hamas war and also criticized the U.S. military...

AT&T collaborates with Gallaudet University to aid deaf players (includes video story)

Brandon Williams, the deaf quarterback of Gallaudet University, played last Saturday with a helmet that many describe as a complete game-changer. AT&T collaborated with Gallaudet...

House speaker Kevin McCarthy gets the boot

The House of Representatives suspended sessions for a week after ousting Republican speaker Kevin McCarthy from office on Tuesday. The ex-house speaker was voted...

Republican presidential candidates gather for second debate (includes video story)

Republican presidential candidates attended the second GOP presidential debate in California on Wednesday night — except Trump. Gov. DeSantis said the former president was...

Washington D.C. takes the lead on composting (includes video story)

Washington D.C. launched its new city-wide curbside composting program earlier this month. It will convert the food scraps of roughly 9,000 households into compost…which...